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The first states to expand Medicaid under the Affordable Care Act saw the largest increases in colorectal cancer screening from 2012 to 2016

First States to Expand Medicaid Had Largest Bump in Cancer Screening

States expanding Medicaid later had screening rates more comparable to nonexpansion states
An entorhinal cortex-based virtual reality navigation task can differentiate patients with mild cognitive impairment at low and high risk for developing dementia

Virtual Reality IDs Navigation Issues in Early Alzheimer Disease

Classification accuracy superior to cognitive tests considered highly sensitive to early disease
The incremental diagnostic yield of Lynch syndrome screening decreases substantially after age 70 to 75 years

Diagnostic Yield of Lynch Syndrome Screening Drops With Age

Incremental diagnostic yield decreases substantially after 70 to 75 years; LS is rare after 80 years
The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force recommends preexposure prophylaxis and HIV screening for prevention of HIV infection. These recommendations form the basis of two final recommendation statements published online June 11 in the Journal of the American Medical Association.

USPSTF Issues Recommendations on HIV Screening, Prevention

Recommendations support PrEP for those at high HIV risk, screening for teens, adults, in pregnancy
Performance of cell-free DNA testing for trisomy 21 in twin pregnancies is similar to that reported in singleton pregnancies

Cell-Free DNA Testing IDs Trisomy 21 in Twin Pregnancies

Performance of cfDNA test for trisomy 21 in twin pregnancies is similar to that in singleton pregnancies
Fasting before a cholesterol test is not necessary when evaluating risk for cardiovascular events

Nonfasting Lipid Levels Adequate for Assessing Cardiovascular Risk

Fasting, nonfasting levels show similar associations with cardiovascular events even for patients on statins
The first test to detect the Zika virus in human blood has been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.

FDA Approves First Test for Zika in Human Blood

The ZIKV Detect 2.0 IgM Capture ELISA is made by Seattle-based InBios
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has cleared for marketing two tests that detect the presence of Chlamydia trachomatis and Neisseria gonorrhoeae with diagnostic testing of extragenital specimens.

Extragenital Tests to Detect Chlamydia, Gonorrhea Cleared for Marketing

Tests previously approved for testing urine, vaginal, and endocervical samples
Deep learning models can improve the accuracy of lung cancer screening

AI Model Can Improve Accuracy of Lung Cancer Screening

In some situations, model outperformed radiologists with reductions in false positives, negatives
The vast majority of people at risk for Huntington disease choose not to be tested preemptively

Most At-Risk Opt Out of Genetic Testing for Huntington Disease

Lack of cure, inability to 'undo knowledge' primary reasons for not going through with testing